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  1. Intertanko forecasts sluggish tanker market

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Aug 2010

    Intertanko predicts a sluggish tanker market moving forward, with lackluster ..... Report 2009-10' the association of tanker owners and operators noted that the industry ..... Intertanko described the continued growth in tanker supply as the fundamental problem faced

  2. KMEP to build fifth Jones Act product tanker

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    50,000 dwt LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a cargo capacity of 330,000 bbl. Construction ..... delivery expected in second-quarter 2017. The tanker will be constructed as a sister tanker to the four Jones Act tankers currently under

  1. Tanker earnings continue slide

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Feb 2008

    Tanker market earnings for the half-year ended ..... expected demand for oil and an oversupply of tanker tonnage. Clarkson Research Services Ltd. detailed ..... Market.” According to Clarkson data, the tanker market, comprised of both modern and early

  2. Tanker oil spills set record low in 2009

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Gulf of Mexico, oil pollution from tanker accidents set a record low. The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko) annual report ..... More ocean oil spills result from tanker accidents than from blowouts of offshore

  3. Robust tanker demand will keep freight costs high

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 May 2004

    Research, SSY Shipbrokers, London Oil tanker rates have proven very firm so far this ..... 2004, the cost of freight for a Suezmax tanker (see accompanying box) carrying 180 ..... and is despite the growth in the crude tanker fleet of about 1% in 2002 and a further

  4. Tanker freight rates weaker in 2009, analyst says

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 Jan 2009

    Diplomacy Editor LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 -- Tanker freight rates continue to be driven by ..... rates than in 2008. Given that dirty tanker demand was 0.7% lower in 2008 than ..... of 2008, a significant amount of older tanker tonnage exited the fleet in 2008 for conversion

  5. Independent oil-tanker industry must solve commercial, environmental problems

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Nov 2000

    charge is to trace the evolution of the tanker industry and of Intertanko. I will expand ..... of the world's independently owned tanker fleet. And its respectability and industry ..... economic problems that had rocked the tanker industry during the association's early

  6. Tanker earnings firm to start 2010

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Aug 2010

    Tanker market earnings for the half-year ended ..... drop in oil sea trade and 7% growth in the tanker fleet, with floating storage of speculative ..... Market." According to Clarkson data, the tanker market, comprised of both modern and early

  7. China seeks oil security with new tanker fleet

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Oct 2006

    crisis, China is building a national tanker fleet with which it aims to haul nearly ..... within the next 15 years. 1 China’s tanker -building program appears to be driven ..... this fleet-building program on world tanker rates and shipbuilding costs merits the

  8. MWCC adds tanker to its oil spill containment system

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Sep 2011

    Containment Co. (MWCC) has taken delivery of a Aframax tanker , the Eagle Texas, to add to its expanded oil ..... containment system that will be operational in 2012. The tanker , to be operated by AET Tanker Holdings, soon will undergo extensive conversion

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